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The climate-hunger nexus

Pathways to resilience are never easy, but as global and national stock takes suggest, it is the only way forward for countries seeking to save their populations from growing climate…

Climate-smart initiatives

It’s a bit strange to be thinking about climate smart potatoes when climate action and climate smart agriculture are the buzzwords of the day. Educating the higher authorities about the…

The poetry of science exploration

Light travels at a finite speed of  300,000km per seconds – the speed of light. Because the speed is finite, every photon in every ray of light that reaches an…

Marketing in a digital world

The idea of getting customers to subscribe to your products or services has to be one of the biggest factors a business considers when setting up a business. It is…

A new frontier

THE debate on the need for effective school policies to address child sexual abuse (CSA) has restarted. What is an effective CSA policy for schools and what should the government-regulated…

The elite of the service

Every year, the Budget is cause for much discussion throughout Pakistan; but perhaps the greatest debate is generated amongst my peers in the civil service. Rumours abound of pay or…

The myth of the ‘commoners

A recently published article in these pages on June 20, by a civil servant Khurshid Ahmed Khan Marwat, reminded me of my own experience with the bureaucracy. In 1992, as…

A Cyclic Relationship

A cyclic relationship

Poverty is one of the biggest contributing causes of malnutrition, which is one of the most prominent problems found in Pakistan’s young. Malnutrition leads to stunted growth; costs lives, perpetuates…

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